Local high school students build home on Indy’s west side

(WISH Photo/Dustin Grove)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – High school students studying construction trades through the Area 31 Career Center at Ben Davis High School are putting the finishing touches on their latest¬† project–a new house.

About 50 students built the house in the Haughville neighborhood from the ground up, in partnership with the West Side Community Development Corporation.

Photos | See pictures from the project

Teacher Doug Sisk calls the partnership a win-win: a hands-on learning opportunity for students and a way to help stabilize and revitalize the near west side.

The 1,100-square-foot, three-bedroom home is the thirteenth home built through the partnership and already has a buyer.

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